Dip Gogoi

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Dip Gogoi
Member of Parliament
Kaliabor
Incumbent
Assumed office
2002
Preceded by Tarun Gogoi
Member of Legislative Assembly
Titabar
In office
2001–2001
Preceded by Hemanta Kalita
Succeeded by Tarun Gogoi
Personal details
Born (1951-12-17) 17 December 1951 (age 63)
Jorhat, Assam, India
Political party Indian National Congress
Spouse(s) Mitali Gogoi
Alma mater University of Dibrugarh
As of 30 August, 2012
Source: [1]

Dip Gogoi (born 17 December 1951) is an Indian politician who was a Member of Parliament from Lok Sabha. He represents the Kaliabor constituency in Assam and is a member of the Indian National Congress.

Background[edit]

Dip Gogoi is a brother of Tarun Gogoi who is ptesent chief minister of Assam. Gogoi was educated at the University of Dibrugarh and graduated with a B.Sc. degree. He is married to Mitali Gogoi.[1][2]

Political career[edit]

Gogoi has served one term as a Member of Legislative Assembly (MLA).[1] He was elected to the Assam state assembly from Titabar constituency in 2001 but vacated the seat a few months later for his brother Tarun Gogoi.[1][3] Gogoi has since served three terms as a Member of Parliament (MP) from the Lok Sabha.[1] He was elected from Kaliabor in the 2002 by-elections (seat vacated by his brother) and was re-elected in 2004 and 2009.[1] Gogoi is a member of the Indian National Congress.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f "Shri Dip Gogoi". Government of India. Retrieved 30 August 2012. 
  2. ^ "Dip Gogoi". Netapedia. Retrieved 30 August 2012. 
  3. ^ "Dip Gogoi to relinquish his Titabar seat for brother Tarun". The Sentinel. 15 May 2001. Retrieved 30 August 2012.